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The gra<Iuating classes were entertained at lea in College Hall by 
Mrs McKee on Friday. June 9- The PupiU' Recital occupied .Saiur- 
day evening. June 10. On Sunday, June 11, came the sermon before ihc 
classes The procession formed at College Hall at 3:00 o'clock, the 
School being dressed in white, except the graduates in the Junior College 
who wore the black cap and gown. .t* - u 

Dean W. P. McK.ee took as his subject "A Theory of Life. He 
said that whether or not we may a<lmit it. we all have a Oicor>' of life. 
It is vcr>- important that we have that theory clearly deimed for the 
outcome of our life will be the outgrowth of that thcor>-. He then pre- 
sented four theories of life that have been held by different phdosophers 
and are still held by many. The first is the theory of '1'^" P^^'"'^ ' 
The great representative of U,is attitude was the German I'h.U>M>pher 
Schopenhauer, who said that this is the worst possible world_ The 
author of the book of Ecclesiastes reflects the same attitude when he 
writes "Vamty. vanity, all is vanity." This is the atfiude of the n,an 



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who, seeing Lhe great suiTcring and evil in the world loses hope o( n-cr 
bringing a Kingdom of Good oul of chaos. Tlic second tht-ory 
may be called the Kpicurcan. The end of life is pleasure, "'cat, drink, 
and be merry, for tomorrow wc die." There are still many person, 
whose life is a continued search for pleasure which in the end leaves life 
shallow and empty. The third theory mentioned by the Ucan was that 
of Self-Ciilturc. its great representative was the monk n[ the midftU- 
ages. He sought to discipline his soul. He cultivated purity of life, 
strength of diameter, and en«ieavorcd to live in mystic communion wiili 
God. There is much to be said in favor of this theory. It has produced 
many noble characters and contributed to the moral development of ihe 
race. The final theory, which Dean McKee presented, he called thai 
of "Sacrificial Service." This theory wiis best expressed in the life of | 

Christ. It differs from the Self-Culture theory in that it centers our 
thoughts away from our soul to the welfare of our neighbor and society. 
It isa seeking to minister rather than to be ministered unto. It develops 
character and cultivates the soul by the indirect method of pointing us to 

a social task. ^ - , . 

In his concluding address to the graduates, Dean McKcc, in brief, 

well chosen words, counseled them to form a definite theory of life and 

defmile rehgious convictioiLs, and he iwinted out the fact that the great- 

est servants o! the race have followed the theory of Sacrificial Service. 

.\fter the service a six o'clock luncheon was served to the students 
and their visiting friends. U was a perfect day and the rcllcction of 
the setting sun on the scattered groups of friends with the green of the 
lawn as a background made the occasion pleasing to the eye. 

In the evening the usual Vesper Service was held in Melcalf Hal! 
at which Dean McKee gave an interesting talk on "Visions." 

Aluiiiuac S^unrlirmi 

The second annual alumnae luncheon was held in the drawing-room 
of College Hall, on Monday, June 12. Eighty-six were present, includ- 
ing the members of the graduating classes, who were the guests of the 
association. In the absence of the President, Harriett Connell '89 and 
the Vice-President, Lute Fraser '00, MLss Beth Hostetler '02 acted as 
toastmistress and also presided at the business meeting which followed. 
During the luncheon vocal numbers were furnished by Mr.S. Grace 
Reynolds Squires '02 and Eva Holman '01 who sang Jeanne Boyd's "In 
Italy," much to the delight of Miss Boyd's friends. Lucy Wiraer '13 
played a Rachmaninoff Prelude. Miss Hostetter gave a brief address 



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'^■^" h American countries. Mrs. Austin's remarks were based on obser- 
^''"' made (luring lier recent travel in South America, Miss Helen 
^'f ^'" r '77 o* Lawrence, Kansas, enthusiastically set forth the claims of 
IT ace I" '''^ '^^'^ '^^ "^'"^ graduates, Dean McKet invited suggestions 
(" '■ nrovement in the work of the school, and showed the constant 
iHbuiion which the alumnae make to the school, through the new 
''^ b, who come because of the influence and recommendation of 

^"^^Ifi the business meeting which came next, the following officers were 
elected for the year: 

president, Mary Dewhurst Miles 95 

Vice-President, Elbe! Ank 'u- 

Sccretary-Treasurer, Florence Tumey McKec '94. 

Executive Committee: Mrs. Grace Reynolds Squires '02, Mrs. 
Grace Coleman Miles '85, Grace Oberheim '14, Jeanctte Patterson '16. 

At the suggestion of Mn;. Jessie Hall Miles it was voted to undertake 
to raise moncv to erect a suitable structure as a main entrance to the 
School grounds. Mrs. Miles, Miss Dell Halderman, Miss Zeila Corbctt, 
and Dean W. P. McKce were appointed to carr>' out the plan, in confer- 
tnce with the Trustees of the School. 

The following people were present, addresses of Mt. Carroll people 
being omitted: Gladys Mary Bennett 'rs; Grace M. Oberheim 14; 
Ha?.el I. Mackay '15; Orace R. Pier^on, Irumansburg N.\ ; 




Rulh K. Hildebrandl ■16, Logan.six)rt. Ind.; f"!'^" ^ ;^^'.;'f '^L^' 

Thomson. III.: Laurel E. Gillogly '-^ '^^^^^ff "'^ v/tromlb lU" 
111.; Cora May Hammond '03; Xaom' RenUro ■^: J^J-^S t^g" 

Ruth Shannon '16, Chicago; Eva "«'"^" „V = .^V^'^'^Vahe '^6 H 
Hampton, la.; Lucv C. Wimer '13, Lanark, HI; ^ois E- \UUe 16. W 
Paso. III. Elizabeth Barber Hostclter '78; Grace Re>-nolds Squires 



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CiilluTiriL: Curbctt 'o8-'io; Agnes M. Collins 16, Norlh Ht-nd, Neb.; 
Sarah Hostoltcr '78. 

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One of the most intorcstinR features of the exhibits on Monday 
afternoon, June i3, was (hat of tlie Domestic Science iJepartment. 

The class in IJiclarics showed f(H«ls contJiining iron and phosphorous 
witfi explanations of their necessity and use in the body; alao suKgcstivc 
meals suitable for children from two to four years of aRe, showinjt [xiintu 
necessary to know in a child's diet. 

Another exhibit broiiRht out the new theory of a larKc amouni of 
scmi-li(|uia fowl for typhoid fever patients, the proi>tr time and way 
of serving, and the fowl values required in such cases. 

The next display was prepared by the class in Principles of Cooking, 
and comprised a baking series, illustrating the different types of Uttcra 
and the various baked goods made from them, and canned fruit, showing 
the products of the three methods of canninK- 

A very attractive display was that of the Fancy Cooking class, in 
which was shown the skill of the members in French pastry, fancy 
sandwiches, attractive ways of ser-ing fruit, types of cheese wafers, fancy 
cookies and decorative cakes, dessert* served in spun-sugar baskets, 
glazed fruits and nuts, etc. A few utensils used in making these things 
were ako exhibited. The lea tabic set for afternoon tea with the dainties 
for such an occasion was pleasing. Il was interesting to note the tabic 
of government bulletins, reference Ixioks, and cook liooks used by the 
different classes. Two unusual frays of serving punch were illustrated. 
One in particular was most, attractive as served in the dining-room 
which was decorated last fall by the pupils in ffousc Decoration. The 
many guests were refreshed by the punch served from an ice punch 
bowl in a <>etting of lovely ferns and white bloss^ims. 

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fine of the most (ieliKlitful features of Commtncemetil was Ihc art 

ticm K'V*^" '" '*^*^ sludiiw of Wc^t Hall on Monday aflernoon. The 

T'^'inK »"'• arranKiriK of the decorations displayed the fine taste of 

vf'" IJawdcn and her pupils which is st> apparent in Iltt; cnlirt exhihition. 

I 'rtfc pink l«;t>"'<'^' '^y""K''- ^""'^ ''* I'^'f"^""". and ovtrhariKinK pine 

hs added greatly to the uiiial artistic atmctsphere of the studio. 

* ifnit: Japan*-"^ corner was an entirely new feature, with its lanterns, 
oflras<;U. china, and burninK incense. 

The Kucit^ were »hcrwn through the atudios so thai the various 
ades of the dci>arlment miRht be revealed in succession. There 

* jj,^. pencil sketches of still life and jxtses, iK:n-an'l-ink studies, and 
1 (IscatKS Ijcautifully rendered in water colors anfl in nion(Khromc. 
R markahtp 5ikill was shown in the more advanced work, still lite and 
landscajKis in oils and water colors. The hand-painled china altracled 

ufh attention from the visitor*, because of the diMinctive orij{tnalily 
of each piece on exhibition. The conventional designs seemed to be 
most in evidtncc on salafl, and ice-cream »«», vaAes, and two very 
attractive chocolate sets. Hcforc leaving the studio the guests were 
shown the delicately artistic work of Miss Bawden, chiefly scenes along 
the Waukarufta and about the campus. 



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Rudot[>h Reutcr of Chicago, an American pianist of first rank, gave 

an exceedingly brilliant recital Monday evening. June u, in Mttcalf 

Mall under the aus»i<c.i of the Frances Shimer .Mumnac Association. In 

a program taxing in the extreme, Mr. Keutrr made a profound impresMon 

and won the delighted interest of his auflience by hi* brillianl mtcrpre- 

tation of compositions ranging from the early classical to the presently 

modern*. This fine artist is ecjuippcd with a sound musical knowledge 

and a daz/ling technic which falters at nothing, These were r^pecally 

evidenced in his splendid reading of Schumann's Ktudes Symphonic and 

Dohnanyi's Rhapsixly, while a more l>eauliful variety of tone color 

wa-s diH)layed in Busonis "Christmas Night." Mr, Reuler. pUying 

i. always alive anrj magnetic; and this combined with his peri«t 

technical cfTicienty makes him a tremendously forceful player. He 

was recalled many times and responded with a g(rncrou-s supply oi 

encores. 



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■Phc ftUuli-'iil whosr knowledge of Stiakcspcare is confined to rcadiiif; 

■s plity* ''*'* "''■'^^*='' "^"*^'' "' ^'"'' '"^^'^'''''K "^ ^^'^" ''^ ^""^ charm. Shakf- 
"Vrc iKViT wrolc his plays to be read; he composed ihcm for iho stage, 
". ^.j.^ iiis j)oeiry could be vitalized by tht- cadences of trained voices, 
■n speech and song, and his characlers Kivcn hf e by expression and gesture. 
The rtfigii of Qil»:en Elizabeth, in which Shakespeare lived, was an age of 
lendid spectacles: its men and women cannot be inltTi)rtted in black 
I ^hiie; to reincarnate them we need all our resources of color and 
niovcnienl . 1 Ic'Xt; t'i« (wpularily of the paReanl as a means of celebnil- 
iiig his three-humlrcdth anniversarj'- 

Shakesrieare wrote not for the public alone, but also and e*|)ccially 
for the court and the Queen. It is almost certain that he comiwsed the 
m iilsuniJiter Sighl's Drram for the wedding feast of a great duke; we 
know that the Merry Wives of Whuhor was produced at the command 
of Elizabeth. Therefore it was appropriate that the royal group form the 
background of our celebration. 

For the plays themselves, since our celebration wa^ to lake place out 
„f doors, we chose first of all the woodland comedy of As You Like II, 
which Robert U)uis Stevenson called "the most bird-haunled piece in 
all literature." The atmosphere of its romantic Forest of Arden gives 
precisely the joyous, care-free setting we desired; the well-known 
words of Jacques, "All the world's a stage" were an appropriate intro- 
duction. Rosalind was a worthy representative of the author's crea- 
tions to present the first tribute, a wreath of oak leaves; and the merr>- 
notes of •' Under the Greenwood Tree" were the iMSt possible ending for 
our pageant. For similar reasons we included the .\fidsummr Mslil'i 
Dream, in which the poet's imagination has peopled the forest with the 
strangest medley of characa-rs ever harmonijsed by mutiic and moon- 
light, for he crowds into one play a host of delicate fairy sprites; six 
stupid Knglish workmen toiling lo produce a classical play, and the 
elegant lords and ladies of an imaginary .Athenian courl. Tlie Uinta's 
Talc found jilace on account of its [mstoral characters and the rollicking 
celebration of the shcep-^heanng feast, which gave an op|x)rtunity to 
introduce the old Knglish dances. Then as everything would have 
seemed incomplete without Portia, Antonio, Malvolio, Viola, and ihcir 
companions, we added The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Sight. 

The words of all the songs were ShakesiK-are's, though the mu.ic wa-; 
by modern composv-rs. For the two group dances we used ver>' ol.i 
English music and steiw. In the dance of the \V<hx1 Nymph we sought 



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,^{yQ\\/x the charm iimi encliaiUment of llic forest. The workmen's 
'l ' t;avt; us Shakespeare's comedy in its most joyous mood. 
''^ Our object in the entire cclel>ration was to rej)roduce as bent we 
'tfht a little of the infinite uracc and charm that lies in Lhc poetry of the 
r eat Knchantcr. Amting the results were the enjoyment and deepened 
rccittli*'" of the jwet's meaning which tame to everyone who look part. 
The forfK*'i"K <les*;Ti|)tion was given on request hy Miss Eleanor 
B own whOj with Miss Lila Brown and Mrs. W. l\ McKce, had the 
j/cant in charge, and who herself did a very large part of the work. 
Thojic wlio saw this cnchantinK production free on Tuewlay, June 12, 
uld 110 doulH willinKly |)art with a lihcral fee if it were possil^Ie to see 
. I ],(.^r it again- And those who did see and hear will remember 
foe many years its beauty and its dignity and its variety and ils wit. 
ti would be im|)Ossible to name all who are worthy of special mention, 
N'earlv seventy members of the School and of the College Club were in 
■ostume— and if but one of the actors is to be named all would agree 
ihat it should be CeleHlinc Dahmen of Vevay, Indiana, who l>ore the 
part of Nick Bottom in the Midsummer SigliVs Dream. I'artly because 
\\\iz is a general favorite, largely l>ecausc she cxhiliils sjiarks of red 
genius, her work was enjoyed to the full. The entire i>erformance 
reflects great credit on the departments of lixpression and of p:nglish; 
and it is in fact a sour<:e of gratification to the whole School, including 
both teachers and pui)ils. The thanks of the School are due the College 
Club without whose co-operation the cnlerprise could not have Ucn the 
success it was. 

REVKLS IN THE FOREST OF ARDEN 

A I'ACEANT IN Honor of TIIK SlIAKKSPEAJiK TLRCES-TTNAIty 
PRESEKTKD flY THK yRANCKS SHiMEft SCHOOL, ASSISTKO IlY THE MT, CARKOLL 

COUXCK CLUB, JUSE 13, I916 
Order oj thr proctssion-lhi: Com. I'agc lo lhc Queen; Queen Eli/alx-lh; 
r,adici in Wailing; Master of the Revels. The Mas^iucn*: As You Like li; 
m Aferchant of Venke; Twelfth Night; A WiftUr', Tale; A Midsummer 

Xi^lit's Drcum. . . t- , t 

Order of the revels— The Court of Queen Elizabeth appears m the Forest ol 

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Al lhc request of Her Majcsiy the Master of the Revels and various 

masquers do honor to ihe memory of William Shak<^pcare. 
The company join in singing "A Lover and Ills Lass." 
A count ry danco is presented by lhc mawiuers. 
Her Majesty's Court hear another Bong of William Shalicspcarc a. 
A dance entiltcd "Gathering the l-eascods" is presented by masqucra. 

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The Mhcniuii workmen present the Interlude of Pyramus and Tltisby. 

The fairies dance to the singing of the other masquers. 

A N'yniph of the Forest Jances before the assembly. 

The masquers disperse to the tunc of " Under the Greenwood Tree." 

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The commencement cxerci&es, at 8:00 P.M., were very largely at- 
tended. 'Ihc following program was carried out: 

Music; March from Tannhausfr, Miss ElbtaWth Schuster. 
The Procession. 
Prayer, Rev. Hiram Lawler. 

Music: Polonaist in K Minor (MacDowdl), MissElizaWth Schuster. 
Xddress: "'I'h« Higher Preparedness," Ozora S. DavU, D.D., President of 
the Chicago Theological Seminary. 

The Condition, Prospects and Needs of the School, Dean U'm. P. McKec. 

The Award of Honors: The Scholarship in the University of Chicago for 

xcellencc in Academic work is awarded to Jeanettc Patterson, .Ml, Carroll. 

Honors for excellence in work in the Junior College arc a.wardcd to Winifred 

Inglis (average grade 89.58), Hampton, Iowa; Lob Waite (average grade 

88 OS). El Paso. 

' The Conferring of Diplomas: The Diploma in Voice is conferred upon 
Dorothy MoriUa Fargo, Lake Mills, Wis. The Diploma in the Deparimcnt o( 
Expression is conferred upon Julia Cargill, Mason City; Celcstinc McCuIloch 
Dahmen, Vcvay, Ind.; Ruth Kalhryn Hildcbrandt, Logansi>ort, Ind,; Ruth 
Elizabeth Shannon, Chicago. The Diploma of Graduation in Piano is con- 
ferred upon Naomi Rcntfro, Metropolis. The Diploma of Graduation in the 
Scholastic Department of the Academy is conferred upon Blanche Joy Davis, 
McDonald Kan.; Lucy Dell Hcniy, Bourbon; Mildred Lorretta Johnson, 
Muscatine,' Iowa; Helen Mabel Moore, Ml. Carroll; Jcannettc Maty Patter- 
»n Mt Carroll; Wilma Bertha Prange, Shel)oygan, Wis.; Ruth Elizabeth 
Shannon, Chicago; Grace Evelyn Swanson, Bishop HUl. The Diploma of 
Graduation from the Junior College is conferred upon Ifclene Jan,-is Bowcrjox, 
Brjan Ohio; Julia Cargill, Mason City; Agnes Mai^- Collins, North Hcnd, 
Neb ■ Marie Frances Comstock. Shelbyvitle, Ind.; Bertha Irene Cor!x:tt, 
Mt Carroll; Winifred Inglis, Hampton. Iowa; Lois Lincbarger, Elwood; 
Alice Gertrude Scypes, Chicago iieighls; Vivian Shumway, Arlington, lowi; 
Lois Elizabeth Waite, El Paso; Marjorie Dunn Waite, El Paso. 
Music: "The Young Nun" (Schubert). MLss Dorothy Fargo. 
Benediction, Rev. Geo. C. Fetter. 
Needs of the School; A Swimming Pool. Endowment. 

In his address on "The Higher Preparedness" Dr. Davis said dial his 
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inlo common ti^iaKi- by llie turn of the wnrlirs events, lU wiBht(i Ui 
speak im f'rtimrtifltK'ss, linwi-vcr, rupt ui the form of flct-ls luul (irmies, \m 
as ilir (k'vclopmonl of the itidividuttl. He Uic-n prcHcntrd in very cltjir 
ami [>o[mlitr style the seven ainlinal virtues that luiul lo the tornplrj,- 
untoltliiiK of n hcaiitiful an<l elTicii'iit chariiclcT. 

The first of these virtues is soiind physical heaUh. A lirahhy Ixxly 
is the liusis upon which we do our mental anft spiritual work, s^^ 
educatefl woman hai^ a riRht to morl«a«r Iut future hy in any way 
marring tht soun<lncss and saneness of htT physic al jjower^. Courajjc is 
the sceond of the cardinal virtues, IJfe is filled with liardahij^s, 'if,^, 
child who has no obstacles to overcome in life never develops courage 
because il constantly throws tlie stiidont face lo face with new diflK ultie^^ 
Courajjc rivcs to life the plunge, the attack, the assault for entering 
upon new tasks, Tlic third of the cardinal virtues, endurance, is a 
continuation of couraKc. Il will carry us to our ^oal after we Iiave once 
begun the assault. The secret of Edison's success is Ids powrr lo toil 
terribly. 

Wide resourcefulness, the fourth of the cardinal virtues, meaiiit 
ability lo a|>proiK'h a problem from many anjjles. The ciucattd person 
has many contacts with life am! can, therefore^ work alonj; many lines. 
Such a person is broadly efhcicnl for when one melhod fails, she (juit kly 
invents another to renew the atlack. The fiflh virtue, self-mastery, 
demands that a woman not only be able to masler situations but be 
master of herself in the midst of situations. It is Ihe perfect comman<I 
of all our iM)wcrs, Co-operation, the sixth virtue, means teamwork. 
Our lives are all part of a j£real whole. They flow to;£elhcr. Kvery a>!e 
and climate co-operates logive us our liomcs, our cloIhinK, our brcakfasl- 
The world hiL'i united and toiled to bring us into existence. 'Che test of 
a woman's education is in her ability to co-operate in a world Ihat would 
be incomplete without her. The last of the cardinal virtues, scK-sacrifice, 
is a word that costs. It means that we devote what we liavc jjained to 
the service of others. The supreme call to sacrifice is to educated an<l 
privileged classes for our me<asurc of our endowment is the measure of our 
obligation. 

In closing, Dr- Davis said that the world never offered a more superb 
opi>ortunity of achievement to a young woman and he ho|H:d that each 
graduate would succewl in being crowned an<l nnlered Queen and IJi^^hop 
of her own soul. 

After the address IJean McKec gave a brief review of the condition, 
the prospects, and the needs of Ihe School. ITc showed that the School 
was in fine working conflition though there was need for expansion. 

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The De»" •^''*^" mcntittned two ways in which the members of the 
muiiilV and the friends of ihe School could conlribule to its devclop- 
*^'*"'t Frances Shimer, like evt-ry school of its kind, systematically 
"■^cs more than it gets. It has contriljulcd to the uplift of Mount 
r rroll and lo the education of its citizens. II il is to keep pace with 
t^er schools of its kind its endowment must be increased. It describes ' 
° be suiJIKirted for the good it is doing. It should, therefore, become a 
r* >d lial>it of the members of the community to remember the Schotil 
,' 11^ vjWh. The second way in which friends of the School can con- 
I'ribute to its development i.s in liringinK in new pupils. Unless the halts 
arc thronging with young life, the work is all in vain. The greatest 
thing that can hapfKin to the iiLslitution is the coming of a new girl of 
character and capacity. 

Ucan McKee expressed the opinion that an advance step should soon 
he taken involving appeals for money, perhaj>s for the erection of a 
swimming-pool. The prospects for attendance for the coming year were 
rciwrted to be good. 

Gucsls (see alumnae luncheon for further list).— Mrs. N. A. Inglis 
mother of Winifred Inglis, Hampton, Iowa, and daughter Miss Xorma; 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bower.so,x, parents of Helene Bowersox, Bryan, 
Ohio' Mrs. E. D. Comst<K;k and daughter, Shelby\-illc, Ind.; Mrs. 
Rcginal Shumway, Arlington, Iowa; Miss Allen, Boston, guest of Miss 
Vimn Shumway; Mrs. George W.Scypes, Chicago HcighLs; Mrs. S. M. 
Linebargcr, Elwood; Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Waitc and Mrs. iJunn, El Paso; 
Mrs. R. C. Brownell, North Bend, Neb. ; Mrs. H. C. Cargill, Mason City; 
Miss Mary Brigham, Des Moines, Iowa; Mrs. A. F. Heineman.Val- 
paraiw, Ind.; Mrs. Featherstonc, Siou.v City. Iowa; Mr. and*Mrs. 
F L. Swanson, Bishop Hill; Mrs. C. R. Wallack, Oak Park; Ur. E. R. 
Shannon. Waterloo, Iowa; Mrs. Xeil J. Shannon and daughter Margaret, 
Chicago; Mr. William L. Garrison, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs- Ellen L. 
McCullough, Lincoln, Xeb.; Harper McKce, Tulsa, Okla.; Mary Fryc 
'98, Cedar\ille. 

fflg Sntrrnaliotial Srhoal Datjs 

By Ceustise DAnnEN 
Here vou are, reader, and here am I-ready for the last of our «sits 
to "Schatzi." The day is the tenth of September of the self-same year 
as our trip to Germany, but this time we are here in our own America 

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THE F RANGES SHIMEK RECOR d 

in ChicaRo— riiml)liiiK iUoiiji iiisUli; ii clitri-ry,' yellow l>us marked '■ Cit,,, 
Depot." Such a ch;iitiT ilikI i\ rackcl as tlivri; isall iirumul u^-andKirls, 
Hirlftcvcn-wlicrc! And llu-if in (lie corner sits Sclmlzi, iIk- very hiippiest 
o( all this lia[)|)v band, for in her licarl is the song: "Ini KoinR baik 
to l-ranccs Shinier! I'm almost there— I'm almost there!" An<l, 
reader, only he may understand the supreme joy of the wanderer's 
ruturn who'himself has wandered and returned! 

The bus slopsat the old diuKy Union lXi)Ot and ihe hulilnih increases. 
GrcelillKS and more greetinKS-Ki^j^les, sipieals, a marl rush tor the 
ticket officf, and then "'All aboar<I for Mt. Ciirroll," aiul wc are swei)i 
along with the excited troii|)e of girls tinil teachers into the special 
F.S.S. car— and the (rain is on its way! Come, reader, you and 1 will 
sil back liere in the corner and look on. So nuich huiKhlcr and so much 
fun! Oh! it makes us laugh loo, for very sympathy! And. look, even 
the tearful little "new" girls arc catching it, anti it's farewell to all the 

clouds! 

The whole familiar scene is very ilear to Schal/i, who, for two 

long years, has seen it in memorj- only. Her excilenii-nl increases each 
mite of the way. until at last her heart gives one big junii) for there, 
framed in the train window, is MelcaU Tower llsclf and all the red-aiid- 
white buildings— the dear, dear old School al last ! The train stops at the 
little green station and spills out its noisy carload. The rickety busses 
are quickly filled, and after a half-mile sliake we are deposited on the 
campus in front of Melcalf Hall. With a smile, ami a slow, hearty 
drawl. Dean McKee — he, the man so beloved by every friend of F.S.S.— 
steps forward and welcomes old and new. Then rooms are assigned and 
afterward comes dinner. 

Dinner over, we leave the other girls to their various tasks of un- 
packing, registering, becoming acquainted— and you and I will follow 
"Schalzi" out to the bench by the pine trees. For two whole years 
she has dreamed of this hour with that longing tlial comes to the exile 
in distant lands, and now at last the dream is reality! She is here in 
the School where she was so hap[>y before. There are chaiiges—yes! 
The old friends have gone and strangers arc in their places; new build- 
ings have sprung up— and there is a sun dial under the apple tree- 
but it is still Frances Shimer! The campus, the soft hills of the golf 
links, the buildings, with girls skipping in and out, the alley of pine 
trees, the orchard, Towser and his rabbits, and the tall kindly Dean- all 
these are unch,-inged and huld the self-same charm as of old. "Travel 
broadens and is a good thing." "Yes," Schatzi is telling us. "But 
Oh! that feeling of joy when we come back to America— to free glorious 

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;jr;7ir ^I< ANCi:S SHIMER recqrI) 

erica— and of all ihe schools in all the couiUries give me a school in 
■ ,j j^ \ .-give me Frances Shinier!" 

^ "^ AihI iit>w'. rt-adcr, another iwo ycjirs have passctl antl it is June o{ the 
niiicteen-huiulrcd and sixteen. In just five more clays Schalzi 
^ •11 leave Frances Shinier forever. She i* again silling on ihc green 
r. th bv the i»ine irees, und before her in nn;mory there sireieh out four 
/ >l(Ien years which am never come back. She is saying gwul-by lo 
T ■ School where she has been Freshman, Sophomore, Senior, and College 
. l' imd sorrows and joys, successes and failures; laughed, cried, 
hoiltcd, lived out four important years of development and from which 
he carries a rich volume of precious memories. <3(x«i-by Frances 
Shimcr, Koocl-by Dean McKee, and good-l>y lo you, dear reader, and 
vou not be reluctant to put into your own library of memories a 
little volume of our visius to Schalzi. 

ilpBP, till). Paualan HPUiwrr 

Bv jvuA Cah&ii.l 

Shakes|K-are's heroines are classified liy Anna Jameson as intellectual, 
passionate, or affectionate. Rosalind comes under the first cla&s, 
Julicl under the second, and Desdemona under the third. Desdcmona 
mav be called the emlwKliment of gentleness, Juliet of love, and Rosa- 
lind of the combination of gentleness, love, and clear inlellect. Juliet's 
character has an "intensity of passion, a siniilencss of purpose, and an 
entireness" which makes us feel Uic character lo be a perfect whole 
with "love" as its center and as the one thing which the whole char- 
acter is built ujion. With Desdemona, it is her abstract goodness which 
makes her character what it is. It is this goodness which cannot con- 
ceive the e^i.•^tence of guilt in others, u|«>n which Dcsclemona's whole 
character h based; while Rosalind's character is not based on any single 
quality, but is surrounded by many. She is affectionate, passionate, 
yet d^-s not allow either of these tendencies to overrule her judgment 
and clear-sightedness. 

Although we can readily see that Rosalind would not have done as 
Di-stlcmona did had she been placed in Dcrs<lemona's jw^ition, or thai 
Juliet woulil not have done as Rosalind did had she l>ccii placed in 
Rosalind s situation, we can sec that the situation has a great deal to 
do with the character. Desdemona s situation was that of a victim and 
she could not have had Ro^dind's intellect and still carried out her part 
in the plot. lago wouldn't have lasted two minutes with Rosalind to 
outwit him, and we couldn't have the play OlMh without lago clear 

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THE V R A X C K S SHI M IC R R K C O 1< t, 

unexpectedly stopped their forces, but wi^r<: ready to hurst out into 
chaos at a moment's notice. Then, with u soft, iiick\scrihable, rusbini/ 
sound the rain began lo fall, first in large, scattering drops, then thicker 
and faster, till the air was nearly as thick with rain drops as it bad been 
with dust such a short time before. 

It was soon over, but what a difference it made! The dust was 
settled, and the air was as fresh and pure as it is in the first warm days 
of spring. Little pools of water stood here and there, wiih meadow- 
larks and s^xirrows enjoying cold baths in them. The growing grain 
would be able to wait a day or two longer for a goo<l long rain; and the 
wild flowers dared to hold up their heads again. Men went back into 
their lields, no longer afraid of overhcaling their horses, women took 
advantage of the cooler atmosphere to get rid of the dust which had been 
forced around the edges of windows and doors, and children enjoyed the 
reminder of the day as only barefooted children can. 

Slip dhiftittij 3&pal 

By Hklenk Bowhrsox 

Everj^girlhassomeone whom she reveres with a sort of hero-worship 
but as she grows older, how one Ideal gives way to another! Have you 
ever looketl back on all the girls whom you longed to resemble in every 
detail? I can remember my first divinity very vividly- She was the 
girl who lived next door, very dark and very dashing. How I longed 
to be Uke her, to have her easy poise in meeting people (for I was very 
shy then), and to go to those delightful dances in the "Opera House." 
Then, one morning, a new Sunday-school teacher appeared. She at 
once conquered my fickle affections. Straightway, I longed to be small 
and slender, with a pale complexion, and to sing in a high-tremulo just 
as she did. My next divinity was a fair goddess who presided over the 
perfume counter in a big Toledo store. Every time I saw her, 1 yearned 
for her pink-and- white complexion, her perfimied position, and her 
power of calling "Cash." When I reached high school, I admired 
secretly (all my loves were very secret) a girl several classes ahead of 
me. I thought her blue eyes and a rose-colored dress she wore quite 
the most beautiful things I had ever seen. But she toppled from her 
pedestal, the first time I saw BiUic Burke. If there had been any possible 
way of turning my hopelessly brown eyes to blue and my straight 
mud<o]ored hair to fluffy golden-red curls, I would have taken it. All 
these and many more have I looked up to, I have no one ideal now, 
although perhaps I may have a shifting one. Today this ideal has the 

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j^ K I' K A N C !■: S SHI M E R RECORD 

. of some girl in the thcaler or Ihe sweet temper of a friend ; tomorrow, 
^h- Iiilt--»t of Margaret Anglin or the ability of a writer like Margaret 
■laiul unci next week, the courage and perseverance of Jane Addams. 

'Die euesls at the Academic Seniors' Prom came to the conclusion 

thai their hostesses must have l)een Irish, so well did they celebrate the 

■caring oi the green with their St. Patrick's Day jarty. The special 

*caUire of the evening was the fivt-piece orchestra which greatly ddigh ted 

all who love to " trip the light fantastic." 

iflaij Daji ilartu 

What could be so air>'-fairy, dainty, and pretty as the Academic 
Freshmen's May Party? N'ot only were the beauties of the woods 
and fields there, but the little hostesses themselves might have been 
mistaken for flowers. In the midst of it all came a veritable liult sprite, 
skippins a"^ dancing here and there as lighUy and gracefully as any 
wood nymph. 

All voted this one of the daintiest parties of the year. 

Jfiaun&cr'fi Say ilirnir 

It began with many "Hurry up, girlsl" and ended in perfect bliss. 
Of course we went on hay racks, and of course we had a wonderful umc. 
\ great share of this pleasure was due to Xellie and her good "eats." 
\fter the lunch we scattered to the bluffs and gathered many l>eautiful 
wild flowers. No one remembered the fact that flash-lights were neces- 
sary accessories to a trip into the cave, but, despite this fact, one girl 
was heard to say that she had been inside it thai day seven Umcs. The 
cave grounds are much improved by the addition of two swinging 
bridges, one at the foot of the road and the other at the mouth of the 
cave. We all came home so tired that we could hardly move, but so 
happy that we didn't care. 

tieaprr &rrliirrfi 

Februar>' 13. Miss Bragg told the stor>' of "Pier G^vnt," and as 
the representative of the .\cademy Sophomore class presented the 
School with four records from that opera. 

February- 20. Miss Inglis read one of Eugene Field's stones, ' Ihe 

Sick Little Ovster." 

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•I- H li F R A N C K S SHI M K R R J- C OR ]) 

February 27. Miss Spolm read selcclioiis from tlic life of Mary 

Anderson. . „ . , , 

April 9. Miss Walicn rwid some of Mark Twain s short storjus. 
April lO. Miss Schiislur Rave a piano rental al 4:ooo'dotk. 
April 2i. Dean McKee s|)okc on Ihe Shakespeare Tercentenarj-, anci 

ai liic close reciled from Shakespeare selections thai he had learned as 

a college student. , _ 

April ?o. Miss Kiiappenlx-rger told of Ihc conditions of two settle- 
ments of berry pickers. 

Mav?. Miss Has^ard, the student volunteer, truvdmgsLtretar)' for 
the colleges of the Middle West, spoke to the girls. 

May 14. Miss McClannalian spoke on the Beginning of Law. 

May 31. Ur. Briiunlich talked on the development of languages. 

May 28. Miss Cargill held a song service. 

June 4. Miss Bragg read Kipling's " liruslnvood Boy." 

(Elja^jcl Exi'rriflrri 

February 12. The Dean spoke on Lincoln and read a letter which 
Lincoln had written to the Tributic in 1859, staling llial he would con- 
tinue his subscription as long as he lived, or until his money ran out. 

February 16. The Dean told us about Burns's lecture on the people 
of the mountain district of Kentucky. 

February 18. Julia Cargill read "Her Letter" by Bret Harie. 

Februar\- 22. The Dean spoke on the " Human Side of Washington." 

February 25- Cclestinc Dahmen gave an enthusiastic talk on 

Vanity Fair. 

March 3. Kathrj'n Sears spoke on Universal City and its movie 
wonders. This is a city which supplies mountains, palm trees, and 
deserts on request. 

March 10. The Glee Club sang "Heaven is My Home" and "I'm 

But a Stranger Here." 

March 17. Wilma Prange read "Apple Pie" and "Buildin' Fires" 

from Burgcs Johnson's The Rhymes of Utlk Boys. 

March 24. Mary Fishburn played "The Lark*' by Bolikirncw. 
.i\pril 7. Agnes Collins read an interesting paper on "JulieU." 
April 14. Naomi Renlfro played three Chopin preludes: Op. aS 

Nos. I and 18, Op. 45. 

.-Vpril 24. Cclestine Dahmen read "Maggie and Tom" from The 

Mill on the Floss. 

April 28. Blanche Davis sang "Summer" by Chaminade. 



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Mav 5- ''"'^ Wailu read a paper, ''Country in Shakespeare." 
yUy 12- ^"^'' McCullouKh played "The BuUerfiy" by Greig. 
May 19- GcraUline While read the famine scene from Longfellow's 

tfjffwaihd- 

May 3V ''''*'^ Ut-aii told of his trip to ihe Twin Cities and of the 

I-- S.S. reunion. 

May 30- RorotM' Far^o san>; ''My Lover He Comes on a Skee," 
bv CloUKh-Ltri(4litLT. 

June 2. 'Ii^'-^"' Coffey read a paper on Tennyson's Princess. 

fHre. Iftflkr in "Haiiitt! Sair" 

After Celesline's thrillinR talk in C!mi>cl when she showed us how 
intensely interesting the story of Vanity I-'air is, all F.S.S. turned out to 
sec the charming Mrs. Fiske play the part of iJecky. Nor were they 
.j^ppointed. The verdict was that these were the best [jiclurcs yet 
shown by our new "Simplex." Subsequent pictures are Tkc Goose Girl, 
Julius Caesar, and The Virginian. David Ilarum is to greet the School 
at the opening in Scpltmber. 

ftarial 

During the last two months luncheons and teas ha%e Ucn most 
popular, as will Ijc seen from the following iiartiai list. 

May 6. The Alumnae entertained the graduating classes at a tea 

in College Hall. 

Mav 27. The graduating classes were at home, on the terrace oJ 

College Hall, to the Alumnae. 

The College So|)homores entertained the College Freshmen and the 

Faculty at tea on May 28. 

On May 2q thev enteruined Miss Picrson, class counselor, at a 
luncheon in College Hall dining-room. They were MLss Pierson's 

guests at luncheon on June 5. 

May 6 Miss Morrison, class counselor of the Senior Academy 
class entertained the class at dinner. On May 29 they entertained 
Miss Morrison at luncheon. On June 3 the cla.ss president, Lvclyn 
Swanson, enterUined the class at luncheon. 

The Dean and Mrs. McKee entertained the graduaung classes and ^ 
their counselors at a dinner in College Hall on Friday, June 9. 

May 2Q. Miss Eleanor Brown entertained Uie Juniors at a break- 
fast. 



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THE F R A N C E S S H I M IS R K i: C O R p 
©uprrttaa by i^t Araftpmir ^oplinmurpp atib 3lmitora. 

April au.iaifi 

CINDERELLA 
CmdercIIa ^^ hS ?"«" 

Se?oml Proud Si.tcr f™"*--^"^ \\ ■Ik.n^.n 




BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 

„ Pauline TripD 

^^''Tku-; RubyWorS 

Sccomi bister Mildred Hriuon 

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Scene T: Room in Beauty's Home. 
Scenes 11, III, IV: TUc Beast's C'.arden. 



PUSS IN BOOTS 



Pat.theMLUer'sSoa .■J'':"^f "ojl^^ay 

*. . ' Mildred Bntton 

5t"^„ Grace OcIschl.iKer 

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Prmcesa 
Giant 



Guards 



Virginia Wales 
, .Lila Heincmann 
fFranccs Sutter 
s Eunice Shannon 
[Marion Uurr 



Scent- 1: Pat's Cottage. 

Scene 11: A Roadside. 

Scene III: Before the Giant's Castle. 



BLUFBEARD 
p^jjp^^ _ Eunice Shannon 



Sisicr Anne 



Lila Heioeniann 



First Hroiher ■■.: "^f '/°'^P 

Second Brother Viola Modcrsohn 

Bluebeard ^I^^y tishburu 

Scene: A Room in Bluebeard's Home. 

?iauii Slcrital hij iSu^nlph Stnilrr. ni\ 3Jmic 13. 191U 

1. Gavotte and iMusetle d'.\]bcrt 

Sarabande Rameau-Godow.'ikv 

Caprice genre Scarlatti PadercKski 

II. Etudes Symphonic, Opus 13 Schumiinn 

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II Viit tunic, Opus 62 • Chopin 

^ Vunc-ral "March, from Sonata B flal Minor Chopin 

Mazurka in M Minor Chopin 

Scherzo in C Sharp Minor Chopin 

' 'I'wo Waltzes from Opus 15 Edward Collins 

' ■ cbristmiis NiKht - ^ Busoni 

Rhapsodic. " Dies Irac Dohnanyi 

V. Jk-rccusc- Henselt 

Marche Mignonne Poldmi 

Waldf.srauschcn Liszt 

Rhapsodic, N'o. 15 Liszt 



TBiolin Kfrital on Bau 1, 1916 

Fhedkrick Spencer, Violinist; Ki-izabkth SaiysiEK, Accompanist 

I,. Pelii Tambour (The LitUtDnimmcr) David 

'■ : _,!„ Wit-niawski 

.'o\wan^dU"'64-SwcdUhFolkSon^:*''Acr 

du Skona"; "Tanker du all jag foHorader ar . -Rudolf Pnml 
5. Faust Fantasia Sarasatc 



3Fulk-?ilaU0 ^rffiftttfii bu Acu&fmir afrrelimcn iBaji 13. 1915 

THE FOAM MAIDEN 

A Celtic Folk-i'lay 

. ,„:„ Margaret McKce 

^.^l ■;,■:;''' Thclnu Coffey 

Scene: A Fisherman's House on the Coast of Ireland. 

A BREWING OF BRAINS 
A Lincolnshire Kolk-PIay 

ncV.«eWo.a„oUheFaU ; ; ; I -^.^^^^^S^ 

EbK.;;:;;:.::::::.:::.::::^;:: i.argar« McKe. 

Scene: The Room of the Wise Woman. 



TliE SNOW WITCH 
A Russian KoIk-PIay 



Marina, an old peasant woman. 
Silver Sonia, ihe Snow Witch. - 

The Princess X'aleska 

Ivan 

Foma . . - . 



Rulh Cauoa 

Virginia Wallcck 
.EIIaUcrl)>-^hirc 

Cecil Hepncr 

,LouiscFcalherstone 



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THE TiiRKE WISHES 

A I-Vcnch Folk-riiiy 

Andre Rciiaud. . . ^Cccil Ucpner 

Lizcuc, his wife '<"[" McCullou^Ji 

The Stranger Eunice (larrijson 

}Jmua IS^citai by SlUalietl; Jycljuutfr, Ajinl lU, lUlli 

Grieg: 00 Prelude [ From the Holbcrg Suite 
{^0 Gjivottc \ (ia antique style) 

IJecthovcn I'^r^o, from Op. 7 

Schumann \ ^m als Trophet 

Chopin , J^uioEiaise, Op. 71. No. i 

Lcschelizky - -. An-ilje^qni. 

Debussy... Clajre du Une 

Arcnsky. . - Concert ElucIc in F Sharp 

Liszt. .' Gondtjiiera 

Moszkowski Caprice Ehpiignol 

(Srnliuatr Strital bji Diinitl|i| ^iiunju auli ^'anmi Smufrit, 

iKaiiall, 11310 

Hondcl Ombra mai (u (Serst) 

Grieg ' ■ ■ -Ich licbc ilich 

Clough-Leighlcr - . - My Lover He Comes on a Skcc 

Bach - . I'rclude and Fugite Xo. 5 

GIuck'Brahms, , Gavollc 

Chopin Three I'rcludcs— Op, 28, Nos. i and 18, Op. 45 

Schumann . - - - Whims 

^. , , , jTo Be Sung on the Waters 

^'^•'"l'*-'" tm- Young Xun 

Grieg Concerto in A Minor — First Movement 

Donizetti ■' O mto Fcmiindo (La I"avoriia) 

Ex;irr5iuuH Kctilal hu (!-flFflliiic ill. Oalimru, Sutl| £. 

S'limiunii. AmuBtrft by iBaru iFiQlibuni. 

iflay ZT. laie 

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His Majesty, the King Kipling 

Miss Dahmen 

The Skeleton in Armor Longfellow 

Miss Shannon 
Piano Accompaniment J Miss Fishburn 

She Stoops to Conquer (Act I, scene ii) , Goldsmith 

Miss Dahmen 

The Sign of the Cross Barrett 

Miss Shannon 

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., I ^rb ' ■ Bclikirncw 

Tlicl'arK..- MissFishburn 

-ri,. irunchback (Act IV, scene i; AclV, scene i) Knowles 

lo*^ '* Miss Shannon 

Miss DahmcQ 

Exiirr00i*'« Krritul Ini 3)uUu (Canjill Sutl| K, ISilbrbrmiM, 



T^.n Valican an<i ihc Uishup 

Jean \aijcan ^jj^ HUdcbrandl 

HU Wedded Wife 



Hugo 

Kipling 

M i&5 Curgill 

Prelude CShan> Minor :;;'V- « Rachmaninoff 

^■" Misi Coffey 

- Bunner 



The Tenor 



MLs^ Ilildcbrandt 



«■'.»'«'• «'^ ^^'^ i,i.ca;^f ''""-^ 



Aldrich 



Pauline Pavlovna V V "^: 

Scene: A ball room in the Winter Palace of the Czar 

Characters: Count Scrgius. Pavlovitch, and Nailasia, mmakcn by the 
Count (or I^aulinc I'avlovna, with whom he is in love (Mi^ Hildebratidt). 



(Hommeurcuicut iUritaU Mw 10. 1H16 

Polonaise in A Major '■"■■' 

Galdys Dambman 

Ruby Worner 

.,) Thou Art Like Unto a Flower ^^^'^^v^iH 

Blanche Davis 



Chopin 
..Friml 



bj The Swallow 
Noaume Op- 32, No- i 

Novellctte in D 

Orpheus with His Lulc - 
(iretchen am Spinnrade 
Autumn, . . . ---. 



Hazel Coffey 

Gladys McLaughlin 

Ruth Petty 

Theodore Reedy 



Blanche Davis 
O mio Fernando from "La Favoriia" 



Dorothy Fargo 



Gondoliera 



Co wen 

Cb<^ 

. .Schumann 

Sulliv'an 

Schubcrt-Liiil 

. .Xhaminade 

, . Donizetti 

^Mos^kowiki 



Gladj-s Bennett 
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,i) Gavoiu- and Musette. "fyKhodt 

' Mary l-ishbuni 

il ;^'^^ ■ v., lf«>"' "A IJ«>' '" Venice". , ,Nevi„ 

Concerto in A Minor (First Movenunl) ■.-.•■ ilrJeg 

Naomi Rcnlfro 

U;l(f iPratti'rcfi 3fumllg 

[Many vitercslm pcTioual itani tire om ill at for tuck <>/ ipacc. They may appear i„ 

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cnn^k-.!. of whom all but lo have paKl ihnr dues (or tin- ycnr. 

Alico CJibhs '99 seiuls Rrcclin«s from her luime in Twin Fall.'*, Idahii, 

The address of Miss Elsie I lobsoii is Tlic WliccltT Scliodl, Providcnct-, ^ 

R.I. 

Miss liorieiise Mandl '15 is now living at Xo. 441 Melrose St., \ 

Chicago. 

Mrs. Frank M. SLimmcr (Allhea Purccll '07) is now living at Xorlh 
Iknd, Neb. 

Kathryn Stahl 'j^ is now Mrs. F. A. Carsttnscn, and is living in I'ort 
Clinton, Ohio. 

Eva Roberts 'i 1 is interested in organizing a Frances Shimcr Associa- 
tion in Los Angeles. L 

A breezy letter from Georgia Cory Kirkland 'ocj-'io is omitted 
through luck, of space. ^ 

Easier greetings came from Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Sawyer (Winona 
Branch '75) of Lincoln, Neb. 

Frances Schmidt, College '13-14. is studying Domestic Science at 
Shorter College in Rome, Ga. 

Martha >L Brown '88 was among the Commencement visitors, a 
guest of Jessie Hall Mites '87. 

Irene Phillips '03 was married two years ago to Mr. Thomas \V. 
HeiU. They live in Chicago. 

Among the new associate members of the Alumnae Association is 
Minerva Patton of Oak Park, III. 

News of Faye Fleming's marriage comes through Mrs. Henry 
Lcighty of Garden Grove, Iowa. 

Uiura Eaton. Junior College *i i , has been re-engaged as an instructor 
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tTm^ r ranges shimer kiccqrd 

A IcItiT witli Kastcr RrcctinKs was recti vcd by Dean and Mrs. McKcc 
from Catht;ri»e Morrasy '15, Slicfiicld, III. 

Harf'"-"'- I'C'K'i '^ '-'* "*•* ^'**- ^- ^' Lcvine and Uvcs in Chicago. 
SJic also lias a daughter, Lois, one year old. 

Esther Uirch '13 is leaching public-school music in Oklahoma City, 
Okla. Her address is 324 E. Sixth Slrccl, 

I' ranees Gutwillig '13 '14 has alargcclaas of piano pupils in Chicago 
and is al3« studying. She is very succt-asful. 

Mrs. ToM-'phine Wonsi Keardcn '09, lives at Pekin, 111. She has 
three children, Margaret, Robert, and Evelyn. 

Nellie Rice 'i3-'i5 i» teaching a rural school near lianover, lll.,and 
writes of her enjoyment of the new experience. 

■ Minnie Swifl Yates '71 sends word from her home in Long Beach, 
Cal.* that she hopes to be present at the reunion. 

Taster greetings came from Miriam Sami)son from her home in 
Galena, 111-, where she has a successful private kindergarten. 

Mrs. J. G. Allen ("Mother Allen") sends congratulations from her 
home in Pekin, HI., on the succcissful ending of another year. 

Mrs. Hattie LcPulley, in a recent letter, expressed her disap[)oint- 
mcnt in not being able to attend the Commencement exercises. 

Mabel Glass 'y7-V> is the wife of the Commissioner of Charities of 
New Vork City, Mr. John A. Kingsbury, 'i'hey have two children. 

Elia Campbell Whitman '85 is living in Uurton, Wash., at present, 
hut writes that she expects to return to her work in China within a year. 
Annette Hutchison '11 writes of spending the winter in Orlando, 
Fla., where she enjoyed the climate, fruiu, and flowers of the Southland. 
Flizabeth Clarke Boyd '84 resides in Newion, Kan. She identifies 
herself with the school through membership in the Alumnae Association. 
Julia Sword, Junior College '12, graduated in June from the Uni- 
versity of Wisconsin. Her thc-sis subject was "Burns's Philosophy of 
Life." 

Erma Runyan '12 is the president and Mar>' Brigham '15 is the 
secrctar)-- treasurer of a new Frances Shimer Association of Des Momcs, 
Iowa. 

Virginia Dox '7"; sends congratulations from her home in Hartford, 
Conn., to Frances Shimer on having Ur. Davis as the Commtnccmcnt 
speaker. 

Four new songs by Jeanne Boyd '09 and '11 are soon to appear, 
two from the press of Schirmcr, New York, and two from Oambic, 
Chicago. 

Elva Lemoine McDonald 'oi, of Galveston, Tex., is the banner 
member of the Alumnae .\ssociation. Her dues are paid ten years in 
advance. 

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Mr. and Mrs. J. W. S<|uircH ((Iraa- Reynolds 'oi), Inivclud in ihc 
Soulli cIurinK the wintor. Tlicir route included viftils in New OrU-aiig 
umi Cuba. 

Mrs, Vaux J. Sniilli of IVnrin sends niemlRisliip ftT in llir Alinmiac 
Associatiun fur ICdiui 'oo wliu is Uiirhinf! succisHfully in ii kcIkjoI o( munic 
in J\H)rirt» III. 

Uuzcl H. liolHns 'ii complete*! llie course in the Nurses' 'I'niinin^ 
School t)r Ann Arl)orp Mich.» and is now u reKislcri-d nurse, praclicinK in 
ETOUSlOHp 111. 

Anions (he nienihers of llir Alurnniu- Association fire Mm. Mary 
"Movers llcruiett \)2 and lui' iliiunlUcr Gladys Mary IJcniieU '\^ of 
Tliomson, 111. 

Mflfjorie I-eiRh McCiinn 'oq of Freeport, 111., was lunooK the Com- 
mcneemirnl visitors at the School She has one dauKJUer, Kleanur, 
two years old. 

A card frotn l-lmma and Kliwibelh Pcrcey, In ri^ in i(;i4 15, whik- at 
Havana. C'ului. where ihcy >pcnL some lime with their father, lells i\{ a 
l>lcas;int vacation. 

Announcement of the (Commencement exercises of the Englewood 
Hospital (roin Miss Hazel C. HrowninK 07, w\w Kraduales this June, 
has been received. 

Ivy Cahlwell Goodmim *ii, of Goodman, Wis., sent Kreetin^s from 
Kew Orleans where she enjoyed the Mardi Griis celebration ancj the lifi' 
of the ciuainl old clly. 

Miss KIsie Morrison, who since u)0$ has been Instructor in Science 
and Mathematics, has been a|Ji)oinied to ilie position of Lady Principal 
in Frances Shimcr School. 

An announcement of the betrothal of Vesta Lucille Grimes 'i i to Mr. 
Cecil l)ashw(K>d Giles, March 39, at Paw Paw, Mich., was reccivcfl 
by Oean and Mrs. McKec. 

Minnie Fourt Bctz '05, Fort Tollen. N.l)., expresses her continued 
interest in the School, and a desire to visit it and see it as it 15 today. 
Mrs. Bclz hiis two children. 

Mrs. Fannie Ireland Hart '77 is livinR at 1135 University Avenue, 
thnilder, Colo. To the Alunmac Society she sends RrectinRS and best 
wishes for a pleasant reunion. 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Owen (Kvellyn ftammond 'o,i) who have been 
living in East OriuiKc, N'.Jm have relnnud to CldcaKOj and are now al 
home at 7732 South Green Street. 

Cora Wi.shon Htadell '80 formerly of KUwibcth, III., is now living 
at 1600 West Grarhi boulevard, Detroit, Mich. She sends her mem* 
hership to the Alumnae Association. 

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(lirlrudc Hoard \}^ is IciicliinK in Xhv William I'rnn HIkIi School Un 
rlrls in i'hilad*rl|)lna, I'a. Her inoll»:r, whu will In: UnMWy remembered 
),y many i-riinces Shinier k'Hs, liveti witli lier. 

Miullm Green 'lo failed lo attend the alumnae lunclicon on account 
f nres^ure "( w^^rk in the Kxaminer's office. University of Chica^^o, 
•here Jilie holds an imporlanl and diffKiil! [M)Hilion, 

The lolIciwinK members of th^'claisot 1915 Inwl a class reunion at ihc 
SchcK)! wlirii iHev canM* batk for the Wa>shiiiKlon Prom: Cracc Chester, 
Rulli Crocker, ConsUuice Sargent, and Marion Mint, 

\iiKie lienton 'fto of Denver, Colo,, cxpresseji re^rel thai she could 
oi aUeiul the alumnJie reunion, but writes lliat she will be prcstnl in 
" iril jtreelinK those she knew **way back'* in *8o and '81. 

Misft Mary F. Dixon !» the (raveling secretary of the Women's 
IJ'iplist Missionary S(x:iety of the South, and is eri^axcd in orKanizing 
MUsion study classes in women's schooU and collexcs in the Souih. 

Manv >^'ere disappninied in not havinR Mrs, Ifazzcn present at the 
reunion of the ahimnae. On account of bu^inc5S mattcrb she was 
obliged lo defer her vihit until next year. Mrs, Hazzen resides in Lynn, 

Mass, 

An interesting exchange of the Record is the SiUman 7>h/A, pub- 
lished by the students of Silliman Institute, I)uma«nele, NeKros Oriental, 
K P where Carlos Smith a former Mt, Carroll boy is a memUrr of the 

faculty. 

Mary Noursc '09 writes enthusiastically of her work in GinlinK 
College, the new Union Women's ColleKe in Nanking, China, 'llit 
purpose of the college is to train young Chinese women for leadership 
in their own land. 

A letter from Jeanne Boyd '08, while en route to Ann Arbor lo 
attend the big music festival, May j8, told of her plan to visit Mn, 
OkkelbtTK {Maud ira«berK), and cjf a successful concert cnRaifement 
in Omaha on April 27. 

An announcement of a recital by Miss Kucy Cowen Wimcr 'i,^ on 
Miirch II, i<}\(y, at C(>x College, Allanlfl, Oa,, where she is tcathmg 
was received last month. We hope she may some time appear at a 
Frances Shimer recital. 

Edna Ai>plebv Schultz 'y? resides in Toledo, Iowa. She ^ritrt of 
her diwiprwjinimt'nt in not Uing able to attend reunion as >^he had 
planned. Mrs. Schutt/, has Iwo children, Robert, of kindergarten age, 
and Helen Oorothy, his younger sister. 

Helen N. I'^cker '84 writes of her conlinuccl interest in the suffrage 
movement. Last year she devoted six month?; to the Xew York cam* 
[KiiKn, Recently she hits been working during the campaign m Iowa, 
wlure the cause lost by such a small vote- 

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T H K F RANGES S 11 1 M E R K E C R D 

Lucy VVimer '13 completed llie medal tuunsu in |)iano in Cox CulW^ 
Coiisen-aiorv, of Allanla, Ga,, where Karl Smith 01 is director of ihe 
Piano Dcpartmenl. Miss Wiiiicr has been cngaj;e<l to teach piano and 
musical history in the Conservatory next year. 

A brief visit from Louise Miles, College '13, and Marjorie Wingcri 
here in 1911-12, was enjoyed very much t)y the many friends in Mi' 
Carroll who knew them when here. Miss Miles is now a graduate of the 
University of Chicago, Miss Wirigerl of Goucher College. 

Ruth Reno 'n was married last June at her home in Des Moines, 
Iowa, to Mr, J. Howard De Mar, They reside on Chandler Heights' 
Sault Stc. Marie, Slich, Among the guests at the wedding were 
Charmion Holbert and Ruth Bourne, both of the class of '13. 

In the announcement of the election of the new members of Phi 
Beta Kappa, in the Daily lllmi the name of Vela Thorpe Nebel, College 
'14, appeared. She is the fourth member of Ihe Scattered Family to 
receive thishonon Martha Green '07, Beth Hosteller '02, Glee Hastings 
'12 are also Phi Beta Kappa girls. 

Hathaway Hall teachers and girls arc again recipients of a special gift 
from Mrs. Hattie X- LePelley in the form of some choice books, com- 
prising: Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomer>'; PoUyanna, Eleanor 
H. Porter; The Holy flower, H. Rider Haggard; BruneVs To%ver, Edan 
Phillpotts, 

Gertrude Munger '14. now attending the University of Nebraska, 
starred in The Knij^ht of the XymphSf a i)lay written and produced by 
members of the Kosmet Klub of the university. The local papers speak 
of her as '*one who is endowed with a beautiful contralto voice and all of 
the enthusiasm of youth." 

Elizabeth Darnell, College '15, writes of a most interesting and 
successful year spent at the Kmerson School of Oratory in Boston, and 
of frequent meetings with the Frances Shimer girls at Wellesley— Glee 
Hastings^ Ruth Hastings, Lorena Tuttle, and Virginia Piatt who is 
married and lives in Wellesley village. 

The following complimentary comment was found in the Marshall, 
Michigan, paper about Miss Margaret Powell, here 1914-15: "The 
Special Feature of the Presbyterian Vesper service was the rendering 
of Rebckah, a sacred idyll. The name part was sung by Miss Margaret 
Powell, and most sympathetically did she render her solos which were 
well adapted to her lovely soprano voice." 

On February iS, Arthur Platz, tenor, and Jeanne Boyd '09 and '11, 
composer and accompanist, gave a recital in Metcalf Hall. The program 
included six of Miss Boyd's songs, as follows: ** Wind from the South'^ 
'Trustra*' (In Vain); ^^Whcn the Bobolink Sings"; '\\l Morning'^ 
'*Canzonetta''; '*La Tarantella/' The audience was large and Miss 
Boyd received warm greetings, 

Mrs. H- W. Harris (Dora Knight) writes from her home in Washing* 
ton of her pleasure in having visits from several people who mean Mount 

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11 ^f, her, anions ihom, MLs.sts ilol)5on. Ruby, and Mabel Huj^hts, 

?f and Mrs. !<■ JI- Ciimpbcll, and Mrs. Judson (Miss LangeUicr). 

^J- jrit-nds had hoped to sec Mrs. Harris and baby, John Knight, 

the School during Commcncemcnl, but she has postponed the visit 

until next year. 

A ncwsy l^^^l^'' ^'^^ received from Mrs. Haze! Cooper Lynch 'lo, 
.■■ „ (,f lic-r trip to lh<! coast, of visiting Eva and Frances Roberts 'u, 
\ ai lilkiiK '-'* Hazel Evans Bixby. She tells o( her chance meeting 
*''th Miss James, now the hea<i of the Y.\V.C..\. at Portland and of a 
*• t wilh Miss Baily; and of having? hincheon with Mrs. Dana Wilcox 
Hazen 'lo 'Lrid her iilllc daughter, endin;; wilh greelinKs and bt=t wishes 
for Erances Shimer. 

Rosaljcl Glass "97 is instructor in hLstory in one of the large high 
«-hools in Seattle, Wash. She writes of her enjoyment over " coming into 
^timaie ct>nlact with hearts and minds of my boys and girls who now 
number many Imndreds." In addition lo her leaching she is interested 
n the dramatics of the school and durin;; the year directed an extrava- 
oanzii •'! A''^''' "' i'ciryland, given under the auspices of the student 
organL»tion of the school. 

Miss Arlync Hauscn, Ft. Atkinson, Wis., writes that she enjoys read- 
ing the Record as much as she did when at the School five years ago. She 
tells of a recent visit to Kansas City, and of having si>ent Washington's 
Birthday with Helen Crane and Irene Johnson in delightful rtminiii- 
cenccs of Hathaway Halt pleasures and troubles. Helen Crane is 
attending the Manhattan Domestic Science School and Irene Johnson 
is in JelTerson City, Mo., working with her father. 

Mrs. Edna Dunshce Mann '91 is enjoying her home and social life 
in Palatka, Ela. She is director of a dramatic club, memfter of the 
Woman's club, besides her teaching and choir work. Her husband has 
■i large seed store there and is engaged in experimental work, plant 
breeding, etc. Mrs. Mann tells of a pleasant visit with Xell Foster 96 
at her home in Palatka. Miss Foster toured Florida with the Zimmer 
Concert Co. with great success. Mrs. Mann also speaks of a call from 
Helen Mackay Weston 'So and Mr. Weston. 

All friends arc urged to call attention to cards of the School this 
season in the following magazines and newspapers: Harpers, Good 
Uousekcepine, McUurcs, Udies Home Journal, Everybody's, Ltkrary 
Digest, Continent, Standard, Ckka^o Tribune, and UtraUi. Particularly 
call attention to the heading of the School section ol the May issue of 
Oood Housekeeping Mas^azine, showing a jjiclure of the May Pole m 1911, 
with these girls: Ellen Melcndv, Norma Junes, Ruby Allen. Ruth .\shby, 
Genevieve Goodman, Hazel Cooper Lynch, Rose Koj)f, Wmifred Sceger, 
Ruth Levj'. (reading from right to left). 

Sixteen people were present at the luncheon given by the Twin 
Cities .Association. St. Paul and Minncajwhs, on Monday, May 23. 
Those present were the following: Mary Calkins Chassell, Wyommg, 



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Kelly Thompson, Minneapolis, Minn,; Orrin S. Pierce, Minneapolis 
Minn,; Doris Leach, Minneapolis, Minn.; W. J. Peacock, La Crosse^ 



Wis.; Helen Hewill, Hopkin, Minn.; Mrs, A. D, Caldwell, Minneai)olis^ 
Minn ' Marion Weller, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. Louis E. Iloilsoa 
(Anna Jordan), St. Paul, Minn,; Mrs. John L. GreKory (Llla Straight), 
St- Paul, Minn.; William P. McKee, Mount Carroll The meeting 
was verv'enjovahle and conversation kept on until 3:00 o'clock. Much 
regret was expressed that Mrs, McKee was not with her husband. 

Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Keith Owen (Ruth Davis '11) announce the 
birth of a tlaughter, Molly Ruth Owen, Marcli 5, iQi6| at Tcrre Haute, 
Ind. 

Born, at Bloomington, IlL, May i, 1916, to Mr and Mrs. Ketcham 
(Myrtle Frances Ballard, class of 1895) a son, John Francis. Mr. and 
Mrs. Ketcham livt at Chcnoa, III. 



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Kff, CARROLL. IIO- 



Dry (.^oods 



Cloaks 



Sword's Art Studio 

The- on\y pl«e£ in c(i« city wlk«ic jr^u can ^rt 
really claMy portraiture 

SpccUl atl^niion And ptk^a lo atwlcnU 

SiVORD 



C- E- MERSHON j- 1. MERSHON 
I^HYSIOANS AND SURCtONS 

MT. CARROii, ILLCSOe 



0. H. MARTIN DRY GOODS CO. 

M^.CAR1WLUJ^!1^0TS 






Shoes 
Notions 






The Home of Good Things lo Eaf 

W. H. WILDEY 

Dc.il'.t in Groceries and Provisions 



FAY F. CHRISTIAN 

FURNITURE and UNDERTAKING 

, . . t ..... .- -ictifri m 

HUGS, PtCn/RES, ART PfLLOH^, ETC 
MT, CARROU. IIUNOIS 



Frances Shimer School 

of the Univertity of Chicaxo 

A Home School for GirU and Young Women 

Founddl 1853 

THIS b one of the best e<|uii»t>cd uhooU (ur Kids In the Wcii. ^ 
ilancLird ot u ^. Culle«c Dr: 

«t the cnJ ot U**; Juuwr LuIIckc Cuunc ui i^u yv^tu. A" 

Hanilij»((for J ■ -*' '* t wurk given by' -'^ ^ ''^" *" " 

lor) an-1 Gciiti-.. ^ -^ In the U«er - ^-^ 4-i0, 

b 'ils^-AMMUc<J fur I,a!in. Mmic, Art, j^ir, rhy^kal fi.N , 

frU , and V- 1 Ommn, The Acawlcmy h&A certificAie [ 

rhr leiuling Co|]fSc», I^ul am) \Ve4t* 




'n:<' luiMii <% arc f ixht in number, iclidly constructeiti of brick and Mor^ 
and oflrf an equipment unsurpassed )>y that vS any school fur j(irli in the Wti 
They were deviifneil strictly (or H'bool [vunK>^^* >u3d have all modem ooa- 

cri and apfKHEitmenli. The tocatjon, tj; mOes writ of < 
|r^ :i*, and b nuied for lu heallh/ul (lie ground*, i 



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C^»<JM* OffK* M*4«dAr> iA AvfvU ftt na# Arts Bt»-UfAf, 410 S. M-cklfft* A«nM 

JUmiU4k4 <9$^^mf mill J»# jM m^iv nfvcil 

REV. WM. P. McKEE, Dean Mu Carroll IHino-